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  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
  • Günther Grass
    Günther Grass
    German writer 1927-2015
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    We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
  • Bob Hope
    Bob Hope
    American comedian, actor 1903-
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    A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began.
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
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    Ambition can take the place of everything - even sex.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in one part to other parts. In an ideal society, there should be many interests consciously communicated and shared.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
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    I've got to have a place where I can find peace of mind.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
  • Ann Oakley
    Ann Oakley
    British sociologist, writer 1944-
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    Men are the enemies of women. Promising sublime intimacy, unequalled passion, amazing security and grace, they nevertheless exploit and injure in a myriad subtle ways. Without men the world would be a better place: softer, kinder, more loving; calmer, quieter, more humane.
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